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THE NIGHT OF MUSEUMS 2019 IN DAUGAVPILS

 13. May, 2019

The topic of this year’s Night of Museums that will be held on May, 18th is “The Bugler of Tālava”. Nine tourist attractions, educational institutions and societies will be inviting visitors to enjoy the magic of the Night of Museums in Daugavpils. Most museums will offer special activities for this original night, aimed at all audiences: storytelling tours, concerts, workshops for children, theatre performances etc. 

The Long Night of Museums at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre with the motto “Grey Covers Laid out by the Night”

 12. May, 2019

On 18 May Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre will be open for the Long Night of Museums with a special programme “Grey Covers Laid out by the Night”. Visitors will have an opportunity to relish dreams and reality at the group exhibition from the Funen Printmaking Workshop, to experience peace and tension in the art of Latgale region and to appreciate the expressive style of painter Maija Bērziņa in her latest solo exhibition.

Sixth anniversary of the Rothko Centre

 9. April, 2019

On Friday 26 April, Daugavpils Mark Rothko Centre will celebrate its sixth anniversary with a lecture, a film screening, a discussion and the opening of the new exhibition season.

Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory opens new tourist season

 15. March, 2019

After the long winter break, Daugavpils Lead Shot Factory is about to reopen the tourist season from March, 15th and resumes the availability to attend guided tours for its visitors. From March, 15th to March, 31st, excursions at the factory will be held from Friday to Sunday: 10:00 in Russian – English; 12:00 in Latvian; 14:00 in Latvian; 10:00 in Russian – English.

Baltic artists will create an exhibition of contemporary ceramics

 22. February, 2019

By way of celebrating the Centenary of the Latvian State, “Basics”: Baltic Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics will be displayed in Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre from 5 July until 8 September 2019. The exhibition and accompanying conference will explore to the formation and development of professional ceramic art in the Baltic States.

Daugavpils restaurants and cafes offer special Daugavpils menu

 13. February, 2019

Daugavpils has its own special menu, which can be tasted only in Daugavpils. Daugavpils City Municipality Tourism Development and Information Agency cooperating with Daugavpils catering businesses made a renewed Daugavpils menu and have made a new booklet “Daugavpils menu”, which offers special dishes.

Daugavpils Tourism Development and Information Agency has successfully completed work at Lithuanian tourism exhibition “Adventur 2019”

 28. January, 2019

On January 27th, Lithuanian tourism exhibition “Adventur 2019” was concluded at Vilnius Exhibition Centre “Litexpo”. A wide tourism offer of Daugavpils, Daugavpils district and Latgale region was popularised at the exhibition for three days. The exhibition “Adventur 2019” is the biggest event of the year in the Lithuanian tourism industry. More than 12,000 people attend the exhibition every year.

Opening of the first exhibition season of 2019 at the Rothko Centre

 22. January, 2019

The new exhibition season, open to the public from 1 February until 14 April, features such shows as “The Play of Light and Dark” by Inta Celmiņa and Edvards Grūbe, “Internal Uniformity” by Wang Shaojun, “Moments” by Belarusian watercolour painter Alexander Karpan and “Architecture in Painting” by Oļģerts Krauklis.

Daugavpils District – dog-friendly place

 11. January, 2019

Daugavpils District has been recognised as the friendliest region in Latvia in relation to the traveling with the dogs. This fact was reported by representatives of the “Ar suni” (“With the dog”) project. There are 32 dog friendly places in Daugavpils city and surrounding area.